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    Mercedes-Benz GLC vs BMW X3

    CarWale brings you comparison of Mercedes-Benz GLC and BMW X3. The Mercedes-Benz GLC price is ₹ 57.36 Lakh and BMW X3 price is ₹ 57.50 Lakh. The Mercedes-Benz GLC is available in 1991 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and BMW X3 is available in 1998 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol. X3 provides the mileage of 13.17 kmpl.

    GLC vs X3 Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsGLC X3
    Price₹ 57.36 Lakh₹ 57.50 Lakh
    Engine Capacity1991 cc1998 cc
    Power194 bhp248 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic (Torque Converter)
    Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
    Mercedes-Benz GLC
    Mercedes-Benz GLC
    200 Progressive
    ₹ 57.36 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    BMW X3
    BMW X3
    xDrive30i SportX
    ₹ 57.50 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    • FEATURES
    • CarWale's Opinion
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    • SPECIFICATIONS
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    Specifications and Finance

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    • Engine & Transmission

      Engine1991 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC1998 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine TypeM264 Turbocharged I4B48 Turbocharged I4
      Fuel Type PetrolPetrol
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)194 bhp @ 5500 rpm248 bhp @ 5200 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)320 Nm @ 1650 rpm350 Nm @ 1450 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)13.17
      Driving Range (Km)856
      DrivetrainRWDAWD
      TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 9 Gears, Paddle Shift, Sport ModeAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
      Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbochargedTurbocharged
      OthersIdle Start/StopRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/Stop
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)46584708
      Width (mm)18901891
      Height (mm)16441676
      Wheelbase (mm)28732864
      Ground Clearance (mm)201204
      Kerb Weight (kg)1790
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)55
      Seating Capacity (Person)55
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)22
      Bootspace (litres)580550
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)6660
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionDouble wishbone, coil springs, single-tube gas-filled shock absorber, stabiliser barDouble-joint Tension-rod Spring-strut Axle
      Rear SuspensionMulti-link suspension, coil springs, twin-tube gas-filled shock absorbers, stabiliser barFive-link Axle
      Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
      Rear Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)5.96
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
      WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
      Spare WheelSpace SaverSpace Saver
      Front Tyres235 / 55 R19225 / 60 R18
      Rear Tyres235 / 55 R19225 / 60 R18

    Features

    • Safety

      NCAP Rating5 Star (Euro NCAP)5 Star (Euro NCAP)
      Airbags7 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Knee, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)6 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)
      Middle rear three-point seatbelt
      Middle Rear Head Rest
      Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
      Child Seat Anchor Points
      Seat Belt Warning
    • Braking & Traction

      Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
      Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
      Brake Assist (BA)
      Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
      Four-Wheel-DriveTorque-On-Demand
      Hill Hold Control
      Traction Control System (TC/TCS)
      Hill Descent Control
      Differential LockElectronic
    • Locks & Security

      Engine immobilizer
      Central LockingKeylessKeyless
      Speed Sensing Door Lock
      Child Safety Lock
    • Comfort & Convenience

      Air ConditionerYes (Automatic Dual Zone)Yes (Automatic Three Zone)
      Front ACTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed ControlsTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed Controls
      Rear ACBlower, Vents Behind Front ArmrestSeparate Zone, Vents Behind Front Armrest, Common Fan Speed Control
      Heater
      Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Cabin-Boot Access
      Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - AllElectronic - All
      Parking AssistReverse Camera with GuidanceReverse Camera with Guidance
      Parking SensorsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Cruise Control
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Keyless Start/ Button Start
      Steering AdjustmentManual Tilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
      12V Power Outlets22
    • Telematics

      Remote Car Light Flashing & Honking Via app
      Geo-Fence
      Over The Air (OTA) Updates
      Check Vehicle Status Via App
      Remote Car Lock/Unlock Via app
      Emergency Call
      Find My Car
    • Seats & Upholstery

      Driver Seat Adjustment12 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back) + 2 way manually adjustable (extended thigh support forward / back)8 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down, seat base angle up / down) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
      Front Passenger Seat Adjustment12 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back) + 2 way manually adjustable (extended thigh support forward / back)8 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down, seat base angle up / down) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
      Rear Row Seat Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
      Seat UpholsteryArtificial LeatherLeather
      Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
      Driver Armrest
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBench
      InteriorsSingle ToneDual Tone
      Interior ColoursBeige, Magma GreyBlack, Canberra Beige / Black
      Rear ArmrestWith Cup HolderWith Cup Holder
      Folding Rear SeatFullFull
      Split Rear Seat40:20:40 split40:20:40 split
      Front Seatback Pockets
      Head-restsFront & RearFront & Rear
    • Storage

      Cup HoldersFront & RearFront & Rear
      Driver Armrest Storage
      Sunglass Holder
    • Doors, Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

      Power WindowsFront & RearFront & Rear
      One Touch -DownAllAll
      One Touch - UpAllAll
      Adjustable ORVMElectrically Adjustable & RetractableElectrically Adjustable & Retractable
      Turn Indicators on ORVM
      Rear Defogger
      Rear Wiper
      Exterior Door HandlesBody ColouredBody Coloured
      Rain-sensing Wipers
      Interior Door HandlesChromeChrome
      Door PocketsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Side Window BlindsRear - ManualRear - Manual
      Boot-lid OpenerElectric Tailgate ReleaseElectric Opening and Closing
      Rear Windshield BlindElectric
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredBody Coloured
    • Exterior

      Sunroof / MoonroofPanoramic SunroofPanoramic Sunroof
      Roof Mounted Antenna
      Body-Coloured Bumpers
      Chrome Finish Exhaust pipe
      Body KitCladding - Black/GreyCladding - Black/Grey
    • Lighting

      Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
      Ambient Interior Lighting
      Puddle LampsOptional
      Fog LightsLED on front, LED on rearLED on front
      HeadlightsLEDLED
      Automatic Head Lamps
      Follow me home headlamps
      Tail LightsLEDLED
      Cabin LampsFront and RearFront and Rear
      Headlight Height Adjuster
      Glove Box Lamp
      Lights on Vanity MirrorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Rear Reading LampBoth Sides
      Cornering HeadlightsIntelligentIntelligent
    • Instrumentation

      Instrument ClusterAnalogue - DigitalDigital
      Trip MeterElectronic 2 TripsElectronic 2 Trips
      Average Fuel Consumption
      Average Speed
      Distance to Empty
      ClockDigitalDigital
      Low Fuel Level Warning
      Door Ajar Warning
      Adjustable Cluster Brightness
      Gear Indicator
      Shift IndicatorDynamic
      TachometerAnalogueDigital
      Instantaneous Consumption
    • Entertainment, Information & Communication

      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)Android Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)
      Integrated (in-dash) Music System
      DisplayLCD DisplayTouch-screen Display
      GPS Navigation System
      Speakers6+6+
      USB Compatibility
      Aux Compatibility
      Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
      MP3 Playback
      AM/FM Radio
      iPod Compatibility
      Steering mounted controls
      Voice Command
    • Manufacturer Warranty

      Battery Warranty (Kilometres)
      Warranty (Years)22
      Warranty (Kilometres)UnlimitedUnlimited

    CarWale's Opinion

    Good Things
    • New styling is in line with the refreshed SUV line-up
    • Comes with Mercedes’ MBUX infotainment system 
    • Still remains a desirable SUV at its price point
    • Comfortable ride quality
    • Premium cabin
    • Refined motor and sorted ride
    Could be Better
    • Just a facelift and not a generation change
    • Need slightly more powerful engine options
    • Has gotten more expensive now
    • No keyless entry
    • Heavy steering at low speeds
    • Rear seat lacks enough thigh support

    Colours

    Obsidian Black
    Black Sapphire
    Graphite Grey
    Phytonic Blue
    Cavansite Blue
    Sophisto Grey Brilliant Effect
    Polar White
    Mineral White
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    Hyacinth Red
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    GLC Vs X3 Comparison FAQs

    Q: Which car is cheaper between Mercedes-Benz GLC and BMW X3?

    Mercedes-Benz GLC is priced at ₹ 57.36 Lakh, whereas BMW X3 is priced at ₹ 57.50 Lakh. Hence Mercedes-Benz GLC is the cheaper car amongst the two. For detailed comparison of GLC vs X3, click here.

    Q: What are the pros and cons of Mercedes-Benz GLC and BMW X3?

    Pros of GLC are:

    • New styling is in line with the refreshed SUV line-up
    • Comes with Mercedes’ MBUX infotainment system 
    • Still remains a desirable SUV at its price point

    Pros of X3 are:

    • Comfortable ride quality
    • Premium cabin
    • Refined motor and sorted ride

    Cons of GLC are:

    • Just a facelift and not a generation change
    • Need slightly more powerful engine options
    • Has gotten more expensive now

    Cons of X3 are:

    • No keyless entry
    • Heavy steering at low speeds
    • Rear seat lacks enough thigh support

    Q: How is the performance of GLC compared to X3?

    For the 200 Progressive version, 1991 cc Petrol engine of GLC produces 194 bhp @ 5500 rpm of power and 320 Nm @ 1650 rpm of torque. Whereas for the xDrive30i SportX version, 1998 cc Petrol engine of X3 produces 248 bhp @ 5200 rpm of power and 350 Nm @ 1450 rpm of torque.
    Disclaimer: For the above Comparison of Compare GLC and X3, CarWale has taken utmost care in gathering precise and accurate information about price, specs, features, colours etc, however, CarWale cannot be held liable for any direct or indirect damage/loss. For Compare GLC and X3 comparison, we have considered most popular version on CarWale as default, however, any version of these cars can be compared.